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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby mikenz66 » Wed May 18, 2011 8:34 pm

I've posted some thoughtful questions Indvidual had about the Kathavatthu Sutta: Topics for Discussion here:
viewtopic.php?f=25&p=131500#p131500

I'm sorry we didn't get to discussing this Sutta before he died.

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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby plwk » Fri Aug 24, 2012 4:44 pm

In loving memory of Individual who would have been 28 today... may you be well and happy, wherever you may be :candle: :buddha1:
Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby Ytrog » Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:06 pm

:candle:
Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.


mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments


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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:59 pm

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To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby bodom » Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:34 pm

:candle:

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby appicchato » Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:38 pm

:candle:

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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby puppha » Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:50 pm

:candle:

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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby Ben » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:05 pm

May Individual share in my merits, where ever he may be.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:50 pm

:candle:
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby SamBodhi » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:34 am

:candle:
"An inward-staying
unentangled knowing,
All outward-going knowing
cast aside."
--Upasika Kee Nanayon

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Re: Pulling for Individual...

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:44 am

:candle:
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)


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